Committal for contempt of Court in Open Court in the County Court sitting at Liverpool: Joyce

|Contempt of Court

The County Court sitting at Liverpool

  1. On the 26th of February 2016 this court committed the following named person to prison Douglas Joyce
  2. In relation to an order dated 5th January 2016
  3. which provided that the Respondent/ Defendant should not [set out relevant paras of the order]
  1. Communicating with Simon McGinley, Anthony McGinley and Aney McGinley breach of prohibition 1a.
  2. Use or threatening to use violence towards Simon McGinley breach of prohibition 3.
  3. Engaging in threatening conduct towards Simon McGinley breach of prohibition 4.
  4. Engaging in abusive conduct towards Simon McGinley and Anthony McGinley breach of prohibition 5.
  1. the court found that [following admissions made] he had disobeyed/breached that order by
  1. Between 24th January 2016 – 1st February 2016 communicating with Simon McGinley, Anthony McGinley and Aney McGinley.
  2. Between 24th January 2016 – 1stFebruary 2016 use or threatening to use violence towards Simon McGinley.
  3. Between 24th January 2016 – 1st February 2016 engaging in threatening conduct towards Simon McGinley.
  4. Between 24th January 2016 – 1st February 2016 engaging in abusive conduct towards Simon McGinley and Anthony McGinley.
  1. and imposed the following sentence(s) for those breach(es)
Breach Sentence
Between 24th January 2016 – 1st February 2016 communicating with Simon McGinley, Anthony McGinley and Aney McGinley. i) 39 days
ii) Between 24th January 2016 – 1stFebruary 2016 use or threatening to use violence towards Simon McGinley. i) 39 days – concurrent
iii) Between 24th January 2016 – 1st February 2016 engaging in threatening conduct towards Simon McGinley. i) 39 days – concurrent
iv) Between 24th January 2016 – 1st February 2016 engaging in abusive conduct towards Simon McGinley and Anthony McGinley. i) 39 days – concurrent
  1. Accordingly it was ordered that(2) Douglas Joyce be committed for contempt to Her Majesty’s Prison at(3) HMP Forest Bank for a (total) period of 39 days or until lawfully discharged if sooner, [and that a warrant of arrest and committal be issued forthwith].

 

HHJ Gregory
Dated 26th February 2016